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Millions of children around the world are suffering from ‘hidden hunger’, a lack of micronutrients that can lead to disease and even death. In fact, 45% of all childhood deaths are attributable to undernutrition. Together, we can change that.
An estimated 190 million children under five suffer from vitamin A deficiency, a major underlying cause of child mortality. With your help, we can reduce under-five child mortality by about 24% in at-risk populations.
Multivitamins reduce the effects of undernutrition in children under five, increasing their potential for educational and economic achievements.
Every $1 spent on micronutrient supplementation creates $17 in benefits, making vitamins an incredibly cost-effective way to impact global health and prosperity.
Interested in learning more about the causes of undernutrition and the research that’s been conducted to date? Check out our Micronutrient Library for a wealth of resources from some of the most respected names in global health.